Garden Route Accommodation - South Africa

Accommodation - Garden Route - Knysna South Africa
Head over Hills
Phantom Forest

Villa Afrikana
Accommodation Garden Route - Plettenberg Bay South Africa
Tsala Tree Top Lodge
Hunters Country House

Hog Hollow Country Estate

Average Temperatures
Summer 25 ˚ Celcius
Winter 19 ˚ Celcius
Things to do in the Garden Route
Visit the Garden of Eden
Go horse riding on the beach or in the forests
Mountain Biking
Bungi Jump
Do the Tree Tops Canopy tour
Have a drink at Storms River Mouth or simply marvel at its natural beauty
Explore the Knysna lagoon by ferry or yacht
Go via ferry to the Featherbed Nature Reserve
Visit birds of Eden or Monkeyland.
Ride an Elephant or visit the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary
Do an ocean safari to see Whales and Dophins with Ocean Safaris
Taste Oysters or visit the Mitchells Brewery
Visit the Robberg Nature Reserve
Shop or eat at the Knynsa Waterfront or simply relax on the beach
Birdwatchers can try to spot a Kynsa Loerie
Enjoy a scenic flight over the Garden route with African Ramble
Canoe up the Keurbooms River
Play Golf at Pezulu or Simola or at the numerous golf courses in the area.
Archaeologists can visit the Nelsons Bay Cave with relics from the Middle and later Stone age era.



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Picture courtesy of Hog Hollow

Garden Route - South Africa

The Garden Route stretches from Heidelberg in the Western Cape to Tsitsikamma and the Storms River Mouth in the Eastern Cape,  South Africa. It is an area of great natural beauty,  with evergreen forests, lakes and beaches,  completed by the fynbos biome, one of the smallest floral kingdoms in the world. It is home to two coastal national parks, namely Wilderness National Park and the Tsitsikamma National park.  Knysna is often referred to as the Jewel of the Garden Route, it is surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountains, the spectacular Knysna Lagoons with the Knysna heads leading into the Indian Ocean. Plettenberg Bay is known for its beautiful beaches, while the Wilderness is surrounded by lakes, beaches and forests.


 Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Wilderness - Garden Route accommodation

Plettenberg Bay Accommodation
Tsala Treetop Lodge Plettenberg Bay Knysna Garden Route South AFrica

Tsala Tree Top Lodge

Tsala Treetop Lodge offers a symphony of stone, wood, glass and water high above the floor of the magnificent indigenous forests of the Garden Route. Eastern and European flavours blend with the cultures of Africa to reflect in the tastes, rhythms and colours of the hand crafted fittings and superb more


Hunters Country House Plettenberg Bay

Hunters Country House

Hunter’s is an exclusive family owned retreat, set in the heart of the magnificent Garden Route of the Western Cape.  The hotel is surrounded by rich indigenous forests and framed by the majestic mountains of “Tsitsikama” more

Hog Hollow Country Estate

Hog Hollow -  a private nature reserve, is situated 18km East off the small coastal town of Plettenberg Bay in the heart of this magnificent area providing guests with an ideal base to explore the Garden more

Knysna Accommodation 

Head over Hills - Knysna accommodation South Africa

Head over Hills

Head over Hills is a small and exclusive retreat situated on the jagged edge of the famous rocky cliffs of the Knysna Heads and offers the unique and beautiful setting for a more

Phantom Forest Eco Reserve Knysna on the Garden Route South Africa

Phantom Forest

Privately owned, within a 137 ha nature reserve, on the Knysna River;  the Phantom Forest offers an unique biodiversity of Afromontane Indigenous Forest, Cape Coastal Fynbos, and Estuarine Wetland, 150 bird species, bushbuck, the rare blue duiker;  grysbok, bushpig and many smaller more

Villa Afrikaner - Knysna Guest House - Garden Route - South Africa

Villa Afrikana

The unobstructed views of the world renown Knysna Heads and surrounding lagoon coupled with the architecture, décor, well appointed and spacious suites and the genuine hospitality of your Hosts, will make your stay at Villa Afrikana an unforgettable more


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